3400kn

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Explore Istria

4 days

Duration:

Istria

Location

12+

Age

6/10

Activity

April-October

Dates

4-8

Group

Active vacation in Istria - 4 days

Explore the natural beauties of Istria, discover hidden locations, try new sports activities and enjoy the rich gastronomic offer!

Where is Istria?

  • It is located in the northern part of the Adriatic, the largest Croatian and Adriatic peninsula. The border of Istria runs along the line from the bay of Milje, to the bay of Preluka.
  • The center of the region is Pula and the most important cities and municipalities are Pazin, Porec, Rovinj, Opatija, Umag, Novigrad, Labin, Buzet and Motovun.

Why visit Istria?

  • Istria is a real paradise for cycling and hiking with enchanting nature. Explore the sunlit peninsula and try Istria's unique gastronomic offer.
  • From hidden coves to beaches with many attractions, Istria has everything you need for a complete summer vacation.
  • If you are a fan of adrenaline activities, explore Istria on a kayak, or dare to make a parachute jump and explore the peninsula in a slightly different way.

What is Istria hiding?

  • Učka Nature Park - lush vegetation is favored by the proximity of the sea. The rocky ridge of the highest peak of Učka stands out, with the old lookout tower Vojak.
  • Vela Draga- canyon valley and natural monument located at the northwestern foot of Učka. It is one of the most beautiful geomorphological phenomena in Croatia.
  • Pazin Cave- is a unique hydrogeological phenomenon for the entire Dinaric karst, it is protected and declared an important landscape. It was created right on the border of gray and red Istria.
  • Premantura peninsula- the southernmost place of the Istrian peninsula, due to the proximity of the nature park "Kamenjak", is becoming one of the main destinations for tourists.
  • Kotli- an uninhabited village in the central Istria, named after the boiler cavities that Mirna carved out flowing through a stone riverbed.
  • Istria hides a lot more than that, it's up to you to explore its hidden beauties!

Explore Istria - 4 days of adventure

Day 1st-Hiking

  • Drive Zagreb-Učka Nature Park
  • Hiking trip to Vojak
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Visit to Vela Draga
  • Overnight in accommodation

• Try new activities •

Day 2nd-Caving

  • Istrian breakfast
  • Speleo Adventure Pazin Cave / Zip line Pazin
  • Slap Sopot and Kotli
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in accommodation

• Taste traditional food •

Day3rd Diving / Skydiving

  • Istrian breakfast
  • Dicsovery dive Pula
  • Skydiving / Ski Lift Poreč
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in accommodation

• Sleep surrounded by nature •

Day 4th-Kayak safari

  • Istrian breakfast
  • Kayak safari with a tour of Premantura Caves
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Drive to Zagreb
 

• Spend four unforgettable days •

Take advantage of a -20% discount on all bookings in June!

A new adventure waits for you, relax and enjoy!

Day 1st-Hiking

After leaving Zagreb with a short stop, we reach the Učka Nature Park, where our adventure starts from the Poklon mountain lodge towards the Vojak peak, the highest peak of Učka. After an hour and a half of walking along the forest path, we reach the top, at the top of which there is a stone lookout tower that is known as one of the most beautiful lookouts in the whole of Croatia.

The panoramic view spreads on the whole of Istria and Kvarner. The descent is followed by lunch at the Učka restaurant. We continue our journey towards Vela Draga, where with a light walk we witness unreal scenes of one of the most beautiful geomorphological phenomena in this area. After a full day in nature we arrive at our accommodation.

  • Trip duration- ( Učka ): 3 hours
  • Trip difficulty: Easy
  • Total length: 6 km
  • Altitude difference: 1000m

Day 2nd-Caving/Zip line

Breakfast is followed by an adventure that will take us a hundred meters below the walls of the medieval Pazin Castle through the Pazinčica canyon in a "speleo adventure". Pazin Cave is a protected speleological object and is not touristically arranged, the visit is done in a natural and ecological way, and allows us a unique experience of the underground through a unique adventure.

If you want a little more adventure Zip Line above Pazin Cave is exactly what you are looking for. The first line crosses the entrance to the underground of Pazin Cave, while the second line gives us enough time to enjoy the charms of the grand abyss and the medieval castle on its cliffs.

The Pazin adventure is followed by the Sopot waterfall and Kotli, the natural beauties of the Mirna river. The day ends with a traditional Istrian dinner.

  • Trip duration- ( Pazin Cave ): 2.5 hours
  • Trip difficulty: Easy

Day3rd Diving / Skydiving

Well rested, we head to Pula where we will have the opportunity to dive and enjoy the endless silence and beauty of the Istrian seabed. The diving instructor will give us the equipment and after the introductory lecture take us on a discovery dive, and show us the fascinating underwater world. Feel the ease of movement and what it's like to breathe underwater.

Richer with a new experience, we continue the day by driving to Poreč where you can choose one of the optional excursions. If you are brave enough and want the maximum dose of adrenaline, you can do a skydiving tandem jump. You will remember the feel of free fall and the view of the whole of Istria and Brijuni for the rest of your life.

The day ends with a traditional Istrian dinner and we rest for the next day.

  • Trip duration- ( Discovery dive ): 1.5 hours
  • Trip difficulty: Easy

Day 4th-Kayak safari

After breakfast, the road leads us to Premantura, the southernmost part of the Istrian peninsula. New day, new adventure this time we go on a kayak safari, visiting the nearby caves and beautiful beaches. On our five-hour kayak tour (2 hours of rowing + 3 hours of rest, swimming) we will enjoy unforgettable views and a clear blue sea. We will have enough time to dive but also to rest.

The tour ends with a hearty lunch after which the road takes us back to Zagreb.

  • Excursion duration- ( Kayaking Premantura ): 5 hours
  • Trip difficulty: Easy/moderate

Accommodation

Traditional stone houses

https://istra-kotli.com/hr/pocetna/

Renovated in accordance with the conditions of the conservator, a blend of modern comfort and tradition.

Discover a dream vacation in a place where Mirna meets life in the ancient wealth of mill mills. Peace, natural beauty and perfect accommodation in the center of Istria.

Stone houses

All houses consist of a living room with a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen on the ground floor, a bedroom with a double bed or a single bed and a bathroom with a shower.

Food

We also made sure that you don't stay hungry on our tours! With a rich traditional Istrian breakfast we will be filled with energy for the coming day full of adventure.

Our van is equipped with a small kitchen that perfectly serves us to prepare snacks on our excursions during the day.

At the end of the day, depending on the duration of the activity, a traditional Istrian lunch / dinner follows.

Additional information

Departures for Explore Istria tours

1. 27.5. 2021.

2. 24.6. 2021.

3. 22.7. 2021.

4. 19.8. 2021.

5. 16.9. 2021.

  • Where: Zagreb, Arena Center, parking lot at the main entrance. See map: https://bit.ly/2kDC6yR
  • Polazak: Četvrtak  u 08:00 sati
  • Return: Sunday around 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • How: A passenger van with 8 +1 seats.

Additional option with extra charge:

  • Departure from Zagreb Franjo Tudjman Airport
  • Fenced parking for your vehicle in Zaprešić.

If you want a private tour or have special wishes and requirements for your trip, feel free to contact us.

Price: 3400 kn per person

Included:

  • Van transport (8 + 1, Wifi, AC,)
  • Travel guide
  • 3x overnight stays
  • 3x breakfast
  • 4x dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Refreshing drinks, snacks
  • Organization costs

Not included:

  • Drinking in the restaurant
  • Travel cancellation insurance
  • Skok sa padobranom Poreč (1800kn)
  • Speleo Adventure Pazin Cave (250kn)
  • Zip line Pazin (150kn)
  • Kayak Safari Premantura (350kn)
  • Discovery dive Pula (450kn)

Discounts:

  • To book 4 seats on the tour, we offer a discount of: 10% per person
  • Za rezervaciju 6 mjesta na turi nudimo popust od : 15% po osobi
  • To book 4 seats on the tour, we offer a discount of: 10% per person

If you want a private tour or have special wishes and requirements for your trip, feel free to contact us.

We will be happy to help you. Follow our social networks for additional discounts.

 

Why choose Explorer.hr?

Answer: You are tired of city crowds, hectic life, sitting at the computer all day? You want to relax in an interesting and active way but you do not have time to organize your vacation? Don't worry, Explorer.hr has a solution! We will make sure that your vacation is an unforgettable experience that you will remember for a long time. So pack your things and get ready for an adventure.

How can I book?

Answer: You can book tours through our website and for all information feel free to contact us by e-mail or phone.

Is there a minimum age?

Answer: The minimum age for tours is 12 years accompanied by parents. For independent travel the minimum age is 18 years.

What is the most convenient way to bring luggage?

Answer: Due to the convenience of transport, it is recommended to pack luggage in bags, avoid suitcases. Be sure to bring an additional backpack for excursions.

What is the maximum number of people on one tour?

Answer: Transport on tours is performed using passenger vans with a capacity of 8 + 1. If there is a greater interest in the tour, it is possible to organize two vans, then thethe maximum number of guests is 16.

What type of transportation is used on tours?

Answer: Transportation is performed using a passenger van with a capacity of 8 + 1.

Who are my companions?

Answer: By booking, you secure your place on a particular tour, if you travel alone or in pairs, you will be joined by other companions with whom you share transportation and accommodation. If you want a private tour, feel free to contact us.

I travel alone, will I have to pay extra?

Answer: If you like sharing a room with other companions, you don't have to. If you want a separate room you will have to pay extra.

Does your tours have restrictions?

Answer: Activities on the tours require medium physical fitness, so we do not recommend this tour to people of poorer health and poor mobility.

What if I don't pay the deposit on time?

Answer: If you do not pay the deposit within two working days after booking, it is canceled and you will be considered to have canceled the trip.

Do I get a refund in case of bad weather?

Answer: In case of extreme weather conditions, extraordinary circumstances that could not have been foreseen or avoided or occurred just before the start of the trip, the Organizer will postpone the activity. Rain alone is not a reason to cancel a trip or get a refund. Travel plans can be changed depending on the abilities and desires of the group, weather conditions. Unfortunately bad weather is always a possibility.

Are all tour activities safe?

Answer: The safety of our guests comes first! Each activity is performed according to the prescribed safety rules and reliable and quality equipment is used to perform them.